(Rick Kopstein)

The Lawyers Alliance for New York celebrated the 45th anniversary of its Business and Law Leadership Gala at Gotham Hall in New York City on Wednesday. From left, Alliance Executive Director Sean Delaney with honorees Matthew J. Mallow, senior managing director and general counsel at BlackRock, Inc.; Diana Weiss, general counsel for PricewaterhouseCoopers and James R. Silkenat, president of the American Bar Association and a partner at Sullivan & Worcester.